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Cliff House Inn on the Ocean

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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“lounge chairs”(15 reviews)
“santa barbara”(37 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first trip here and I was actually getting skeptical after seeing some reviews about this hotel’s decline. I’m not sure how it used to be but this hotel was an amazing treat for us. The restaurant was absolutely delicious, the views were...More

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband have stayed at the Cliff house on and off for the past 25 years. For the past 10 years we have gone there less and less because of its sad decline. This time was our last try. The property on this beautiful location...More

Thank ivnag
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a hideaway right in the beach...go no further! Open your window and hear the pounding surf...or close your window and open your bathroom window and listen to the cars hustling up and down 101, and the Amtrack Coastliner running the rails!...More

Thank roscoemoss
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Well, if you are on a serendipity, spur of the moment journey, without any great expectations. This is the place. It is a weather-beaten, run down sub-par motel with fabulous views, but clean in the rooms with old furniture and no décor at all. The...More

Thank Richard Z
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Our daughter rented a house in the area for a birthday party with a group of friends. This was in walking distance so we opted to try Cliff House. The views are great; it's right on the ocean. The people were very nice. Some of...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 161 - US$ 241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 161 - US$ 241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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gladym2015
15 July 2017|
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I expect that unless you have multiple cars for each room, there is adequate parking. The hotel only has around 25 rooms or so.
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gladym2015
15 July 2017|
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Response from BackRoadsUSA | Reviewed this property |
good question- there are a few spots down by the end where it is access to the beach- you might want to call and find out!
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peppertruffle
17 May 2017|
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Response from 1Groverbeach | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I didn't ask but I don't remember seeing any there.
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"It look like the end room on all three levels are quite a bit larger than the middle rooms"
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"Take an upstairs room but know that if you are noisy, the room below will hear everything."
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"they all have pretty good views,"
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"2nd floor is best"
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